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Pa. Senate education leaders need to give local taxpayers a break on cyber-charter costs | Opinion

BY: - April 12, 2021

Pennsylvania’s antiquated Charter School Law sets the ground rules for payments to cyber-charters and school districts are getting gouged.

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Pa.’s botched vaccine rollout is causing ‘tremendous anxiety and mistrust.’ Senate Dems drop centralized registry plan to change it | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - February 22, 2021

The four lawmakers say their plan will reduce frustration, and eliminate the need to spend hours searching for appointments.

Pgh. Dem lawmakers call out Wolf over Pa.’s vaccine roll out, ask for more direct communication to residents

BY: - January 26, 2021

Demand for the vaccine has spiked ever since the state expanded who can receive the vaccine under the 1A part of the vaccine roll-out plan.

Hughes: It’s ‘a crime to have $1.3B sitting around’; Ahead of budget debate, Senate Dems release plan for unspent CARES cash

BY: - October 16, 2020

With round two of this year’s budget debate looming, Senate Democrats have rolled out their plan to spend $1.3 billion in unspent federal COVID-19 relief funds.

These W.Pa. women pols asked ‘WTF Pittsburgh?’ so they started a PAC to do something about it

BY: - March 5, 2020

Since its formation in 2016, Women for the Future of Pittsburgh have raised $47,000 and helped get 12 women elected to public office.

Pa. lawmakers roll out bipartisan proposal aimed at curbing Medicaid fraud

BY: - January 13, 2020

Pushback to a proposed "False Claims Act," began piling up less than a hour after it was introduced at a Capitol news conference on Monday.

House, Senate committees approve ‘PA GI Bill’ providing college grants for state National Guard families

BY: - April 30, 2019

The bills 'honor the sacrifice' of Pa. Guardsmen and their families, lawmakers said